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Arthur Laing                                       1856-1901
Arthur was born on 18 January 1856, the son of James and Theresa Talbot Laing, at Sunderland, County Durham. He married Jane Arabella Moncrieff.
Jane Arabella Scott Moncrieff          1860-
Jane was born on 13 January 1861, the daughter of Rev. John Edward Scott Moncrieff and Arabella Morgan, at Islington, London.
I have identified the following children.
Brenda Moncrieff
Hilda Talbot
Twins Born 25 Aug 1883   Sunderland Married Capt. Ernest Napper Tandy
Married Philip Reginald Boxwell
Colin Moncrieff Born 18 Sep 1884   Sunderland
Sybil Margaret Born 30 May 1886   Sunderland Kenneth John Walters Leather
Birth of Parents
Arthur Laing b: 18 Jan 1856  c: 15 Feb 1856   St. Michael's, Bishopwearmouth   1856 1Q Sunderland 10a 392
son of James and Theresa Talbot Laing, Shipbuilder, Janett Street

Jane Arabella Moncrieff b: 13 Jan 1861  c: 5 Apr 1861       Islington, London       1861 1Q Kensington 1a 86
daughter of Rev. John Edward Scott Moncrieff and Arabella Morgan, 45 Lansdown Road

Marriage
5 Dec 1882
Arthur Laing
Jane Arabella Scott Moncrieff
Christ Church, Bishopwearmouth, County Durham           1882 4Q Sunderland 10a 827

Children
Brenda Moncrieff Laing
Hilda Talbot Laing
b: 25 Aug 1883  c: 3 Dec 1883   Bishopwearmouth, Durham   1883 3Q Sunderland 10a 614
twin daughters of Arthur Laing and Jane Arabella Moncrieff
Colin Moncrieff Laing b: 18 Sep 1884               Bishopwearmouth, Durham   1884 3Q Sunderland 10a 675
son of Arthur Laing and Jane Arabella Moncrieff



Sybil Margaret Laing b: 30 May 1886               Bishopwearmouth, Durham   1886 2Q Sunderland 10a 672
daughter of Arthur Laing and Jane Arabella Moncrieff

1891 Census RG12-4133 6 April 1891 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
8 Thornhill Park
Arthur Laing
Jane A. (Wife)
Brenda M.
Colin M.
Cybil
Age 35
Age 30
Age 7
Age 6
Age 4
Shipbuilder, Owner, Engineer Sunderland
Islington
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
London
Durham
Durham
Durham
18 Jan 1856
abt 1860
abt 1883
abt 1884
abt 1886

1891 Census RG12-4130 6 April 1891 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
45 Deptford Terrace
Frances Newman (u)
Mary A. (Sister) (u)
Hilda T. Laing (Visitor)
Plus 3 Servants
Age 36
Age 23
Age 7
Superintendent of Mission
Assistant
Enfield
Enfield
Sunderland
Middlesex
Middlesex
Durham
abt 1854
abt 1867
25 Aug 1883

Death
Arthur Laing Died 16 Mar 1901, Age 45   at Thorncliff, Thornhill Park, Sunderland       1901 1Q Sunderland 10a 396
Burial 19 Mar 1901, Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

DURHAM   29 Jun 1901                         Probate
LAING, Arthur, of "Thorncliff", Thornhill-park, Sunderland, died 16 March 1901, Probate Durham, 29 June, to Hugh Laing, shipbuilder.
  Effects £123,823 9s. 7d.

1901 Census RG13-4716 1 April 1901 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
Thorncliff, Thorncliff Park
Jane A. Laing (Widow)
Brenda M.
Hilda T.
Colin M.
Sybil M.
Mabel? Scott Moncrieff (Cousin)
Joanna E. Ballard (Cousin)
Plus 6 Servants
Age 40
Age 17
Age 17
Age 16
Age 14
Age 37
Age 31





(Visitor)
(Visitor) Artist
Islington
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Edinburgh
Portabello
London
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Scotland
Scotland
abt 1860
25 Aug 1883
25 Aug 1883
abt 1884
abt 1886
abt 1863
8 Jan 1870

Death
Jane Arabella (Moncrieff) Laing No Date

SPECIAL THANKS  to Reg and Russell Stones of New Milton, Hampshire, for photographs included in this page.